Concept of Liability without Fault” in motor insurance? How Motor Vehicle Act deals with without fault liability?

Sec 140 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 deals with the liability without fault. The claimant involved in a motor vehicle accident is not required to prove wrongful act, neglect, or default on the part of the owner of the vehicle or by any other person. Read more

RBI extends Basel III implementation time

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the date for implementation of Basel III, the global capital norms for banks, by three months to 1 April. “The Reserve Bank of India has rescheduled the start date for implementation of Basel III to 1 April 2013 from 1 January 2013,” the central bank said. Read more

It’s a dog’s life in insurance, too

It’s a dog’s life – in insurance, too. Though public sector general insurers and some private ones have offered this cover to tap the growing number of canine lovers in the country, interest in the product has been languishing. Read more

Best to buy online insurance in 2013

The budget laid down new rules for the insurance sector in 2012. The premium will be eligible for tax deduction and the income will be tax-free only if the insurance cover is 10 times the annual premium. The change forced companies to rejig their policies because tax considerations continue to drive insurance sales in India. Read more